OpenStreetMap, Open Data, Scripting What, Why, How?
OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project, created with the purpose of offering a complete map, permanently updated by the community, being also free for any kind of uses: websites, mobile apps and GPS systems. Telenav intends to use OpenStreetMap for many internal projects, especially for embedded navigation systems. In order to have a quality map, it is mandatory for the data to be revised and constantly updated, reason why the company has a dedicated department for this task: improving OSM data. The Map-Analysts Team improves and updates OSM by using free data and several internal and open-source tools.